Keep your pooch warm with style in an upcycled dog sweater. I know some dogs really don’t need a sweater to go outside, but they sure look cute don’t they? My border collie actually likes wearing a sweater, even though with all that fluff, he really doesn’t need it. However, there are some breeds of dogs that could use that extra layer in the cold winter months.
So if you have an old sweater kicking around, this is an easy sewing project that you can make in no time at all. Even a beginner seamstress can make this. I give instructions on how to make this with a regular sewing machine and a serger.
Here are a few before and after shots.
Sizes included in the pattern:
*Measure around your pet’s chest. Breeds indicated are for reference only as breed sizes may vary.
dog sweater Items and Materials Needed
- Pattern downloaded and printed.
- Upcycled Sweater, or sweatshirt (fleece fabric could work as well)
- Sewing machine, Serger (optional)
- 2 inch strip of fleece for binding (optional)
Watch the full video tutorial HERE
You may also be interested in some other upcycled sweater projects, check them out HERE.
Let me know if you ever have any questions or comments below. I would love to see what you’re making!
Have fun sewing!